Beyond Calvin: The Intellectual, Political and Cultural World of Europe's Reformed Chruches / Edition 1

Beyond Calvin: The Intellectual, Political and Cultural World of Europe's Reformed Chruches / Edition 1

by Graeme Murdock
     
 

This book considers the Reformed churches of Europe in an international and comparative context from around 1540 to 1620. Graeme Murdock discusses how Calvinism operated as an international movement by looking at links between Reformed churches, communities, and states, and then goes on to explain what Calvinist churches across Europe stood for. Murdock focuses on

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This book considers the Reformed churches of Europe in an international and comparative context from around 1540 to 1620. Graeme Murdock discusses how Calvinism operated as an international movement by looking at links between Reformed churches, communities, and states, and then goes on to explain what Calvinist churches across Europe stood for. Murdock focuses on how Calvinists sought to purify the practice of Christian religion, and to renew European politics, society and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333691397
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
European History in Perspective Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
• Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Reformed Ideas
• International Connections
• Politics and Rebellion
• Moral Discipline
• Religious Life and Culture
• Select Bibliography
• Notes
• Index

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